Female passer-by burnt to death as tanker loses control on Ibadan expressway

Tragedy occurred Saturday night, as a female passer-by was burnt to death in an accident around Lotto area of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, disclosed this to newsmen in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Sunday.
Akinbiyi explained that the crash involving a tanker loaded with PMS and a commercial Mazda bus took place around 8:05pm.
“According to an eye witness, a PMS laden truck lost control on motion and hit the barrier.
“The content immediately started gushing out and after a while the content caught fire and two other parked vehicles got burnt in the process.
“Unfortunately, one adult female passer-by along the axis got burnt too,” he said.
Akinbiyi disclosed that the PMS laden tanker, however, escaped the inferno.
He added that the corpse of the deceased had been deposited at Fakoya private morgue in Sagamu.

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